New York City Veterans Parade Draws Hundreds Of Thousands

A woman holds up a sign that says "Thank You" during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A woman holds up a sign that says "Thank You" during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A man dressed in traditional World War One military attire marches in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A man dressed in traditional World War One military attire marches in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (C) walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (C) walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, waves to the crowd during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, waves to the crowd during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the United States Air Force prepare to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the United States Air Force prepare to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A man dressed in traditional World War Two attire marches in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A man dressed in traditional World War Two attire marches in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
United States Marine Hershel "Woody" Williams, a Medal of Honor recipient and the last surviving member of the famous Iwo Jima flag raising photo, rides on a float  during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC United States Marine Hershel "Woody" Williams, a Medal of Honor recipient and the last surviving member of the famous Iwo Jima flag raising photo, rides on a float during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Corporal Arnold Franco, who served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945 rides in a vehicle during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Corporal Arnold Franco, who served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945 rides in a vehicle during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
New York City Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC New York City Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) walks in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Motorcycle riders participate in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Motorcycle riders participate in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the "Republic of Korea Marine Corps Veterans of Eastern United States" march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the "Republic of Korea Marine Corps Veterans of Eastern United States" march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A member of the New York Police Department carries an United States flag on horse back while participating in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A member of the New York Police Department carries an United States flag on horse back while participating in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A dog snuggles up to a woman with a prosthetic leg while waiting to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A dog snuggles up to a woman with a prosthetic leg while waiting to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A member of the New York Police Department plays a bagpipe while marching in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A member of the New York Police Department plays a bagpipe while marching in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A woman with the Wounded Warriors Project hands out American flags during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A woman with the Wounded Warriors Project hands out American flags during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the Fire Department of New York carry United States flags in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the Fire Department of New York carry United States flags in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A dog snuggles up to a woman with a prosthetic leg while waiting to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A dog snuggles up to a woman with a prosthetic leg while waiting to march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A woman helps carry a large United States flag while marching in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A woman helps carry a large United States flag while marching in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the New York Corrections Department ride in an armored vehicle in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the New York Corrections Department ride in an armored vehicle in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Veterans of the United States Navy ride on a float while participating in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Veterans of the United States Navy ride on a float while participating in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of the Native American Women Warriors group march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of the Native American Women Warriors group march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A soldier with the United States Army helps carry a large United States flag while march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC A soldier with the United States Army helps carry a large United States flag while march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Members of United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of  New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC Members of United States Army march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. The parade included members of all four branches of service, as well as members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), New York Police Department (NYPD) and veterans from all major conflicts that the United States has been involved with since World War Two. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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